A cultural renaissance driven by thriving trade in southern India birthed the three most powerful dynasties of the Sangam Era – the Cheras, Cholas and Pandyas of ‘Tamil Country’. We dig deep to get a rare glimpse into their times, their cities and the legacy they left behind.
The Ikshavakus were a short-lived dynasty in Andhra Pradesh. But in less than a century, they left behind an artistic legacy that endures to this day. Also, was there a connection to Lord Rama?
The earliest Tamil literature on record paints a vivid picture of what life was like in Southern India over 2,000 years ago. Journey through Tamilakam or ‘Tamil country’, via the prose and poetry of the Sangam Era, when an intriguing blend of fact, myth and legend evolved
Amid the surreal, boulder-strewn landscape of Hampi are the ruins of the Vijayanagara Empire, one of South India’s greatest kingdoms. Rediscover the glory of this erstwhile imperial capital, and its stories, myths and secrets carved into 1,000-odd monuments that cover the plains